Dr. Susan MacFarlane-Alvarez
Mailing Address and Location
Communication and Media Studies
Clayton State University
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA 30260
We are located in the Music Education Building, on the shore of Swan Lake and adjacent to Spivey Hall. A campus map is available.
The Communication and Media Studies major prepares students for careers in some of the fastest growing sectors of the local and national economy.
Communication professionals need diverse experience including print, still photography, audio, and video. They may design a social media marketing campaign, produce a video or podcast, author a blog, redesign a website, or create promotional flyers or brochures.
Organizations large and small, public and private, need managers, trainers, and human resources professionals to ensure effective communication and smooth operations within the organization, as well as advertisers, marketers, and public relations professionals to communicate with external stakeholders.
Communication professionals are often called to public service. You’ll find them in churches, advocacy groups, non-profits, and government agencies, where they analyze public discourse on controversial topics, design persuasive campaigns, and serve as effective representatives to the public.